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WATCH: How the New Age of Home Inspections Can Raise the Agent Value Prop

Amidst the real estate market’s roller coaster ride of the past two-plus years, one of the pillars of a successful real estate transaction—the home inspection—fell by the wayside as buyers maneuvered around stiff competition to secure a home. In this conversation with one of the home inspection industry’s leading authorities—Dan Steward, president & CEO of…

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Subsidized Home Repairs Can Benefit All, Study Says

One of the most important parts of a healthy housing market is having healthy homes. Maintenance costs—which average somewhere between 0.5% and 1% of the home’s value per year—are vital investments homeowners need to make not just for themselves, but for the next owner, their neighbors and the community. But these projects are often neglected,…

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New Model Aims to Provide Housing for Hard-Hit Middle Class

It is the most important word in real estate today, and no, it’s not “location.” Increasingly, real estate insiders and government policymakers are recognizing that if no one can afford housing, we are all in a lot of trouble. “Affordability” has become a crisis sparked by restrictive zoning, underbuilding, stagnating wages and spiraling home prices,…

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National Home Price Gains Continue to Exceed 20% in May

Though U.S. home price growth relaxed slightly in May from April, it remained in double digits year over year for the 16th consecutive month, according to the latest CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI™) and HPI Forecast™ for May 2022, released last week. As in past months, all states and Washington, D.C. posted annual appreciation, with…

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From Clueless to Confident: Building Your Real Estate Business One Skill at a Time

Whether it’s social media marketing, technology or another aspect of your business that you’re struggling with, it’s important to remember that anyone can learn. Even if you’re 19 and just starting out in real estate, or 76 years young and still doing what you love, it’s never too early (or late!) to develop new skills,…

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The Key to Growing Your Real Estate Business: Connecting With Past Clients

While there is no indication that housing prices will level off, it is likely that real estate sales will slow down in the summer months. Use this downtime to your advantage by reviewing your database and reconnecting with former clients. Satisfied customers are an incredible source of future sales and referrals, especially in today’s hyper-competitive…

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Yardi Matrix Releases New National Rent-Growth Forecast

Rents in most American cities continue to rise slightly each month, but are not duplicating the rapid escalation rates exhibited in 2021, according to a new report from Yardi® Matrix. But given ongoing gains, Yardi® has revised its end-of-year projections upwards for most markets, the company said. Here are the findings: Average month-over-month asking rents…

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Shares of New York Rebrands as CENTURY 21 Shared Purpose

Bobby Gellert, broker/owner of Shares of New York (Marketing LLC), has announced his brokerage’s affiliation with CENTURY 21®. The brokerage will now do business as CENTURY 21 Shared Purpose. The New York City-based brokerage is a market leader in the acquisition, management, renovation and sale of co-ops and condos, a release stated. “Our mission is…

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9 Low-Cost Ways to Improve Your Listings

In the competitive world of real estate, a strategy that is vital to your success is making your client’s property stand out among the other properties on the market. In order to do this, homeowners may have to make renovations to the interior or exterior of their property. However, they are often working with limited…

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Creative Marketing Ideas to Move Your Listings Faster

WHAT: In today’s fierce real estate market, marketing can make or break a deal. Having an effective and creative marketing strategy is an absolute must for agents. At the end of the day, no matter how many leads you have, converting those homebuyers into homeowners is the ultimate goal. In this webinar, panelists will discuss…

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